Sunday, March 28, 2010

First Birthday Outfit

My sister in NYC wanted a birthday outfit for her adorable daughter Griffin who turns one on April 28th. She knew she wanted a tutu and onesie outfit and wanted it to be blue but other than that did not really have an exact thing she wanted.

So I whipped up this cute cupcake number with a tie-on tutu. I usually do the no-sew tutus that you have to pull on. This time though, I decided to tackle the tieon kind as it probably is easier to get on babies who don't walk/stand yet. It's pretty much like the no-sew tutu except that I sewed ribbon to both ends of the elastic and then after tying on the tulle strips, I sewed them to the elastic so they won't move around.

End result: Super cute, black & blue cupcake tutu outfit! Now I am just wishing I had a time machine so that Ava could have this when she was one. Oh well!

PS. I apologize for the lack of posts recently but it has a been a busy month of surprise parties, furniture refinishing (post on that later), toddler birthday parties and the great sickness of 2010. Needless to say, I've been exhausted!
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